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Everything You Need to Know About the 2024 Lovedale Long Lunch

The Lovedale Long Lunch is one of the most anticipated events for food and wine enthusiasts across the Hunter.

This year the Long Lunch will celebrate its 30 years of indulgence, bringing together the finest wines, culinary delights, and live entertainment and organisers are pulling out all the stops to mark the significant milestone.

“Lovedale Long Lunch is the Hunter Valley’s signature wine and food event, which attracts strong visitation to the region,” Matt Dillow, owner and chef at Gartelmann Wines and The Deck Café said.

“We are thrilled to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this fabulous event in 2024, which showcases some of the Hunter’s finest food, wine and entertainment at some of our best boutique wineries.”

Six Lovedale wineries will again throw open the doors for the gastronomic extravaganza with renowned chefs collaborating with vignerons to great perfect pairings for each location on the long lunch map.

Allandale Winery, Emma’s Cottage Vineyard, Gartlemann Wines, Saltire Estate, Sandalyn Estate, and Tatler Wines have all created combos that promise to tantalize the taste buds and provide the perfect accompaniment to the festival atmosphere.

The Lovedale Long Lunch Tickets

The Lovedale Long Lunch is happening on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 May 2024. Each day you can visit two wineries. You can grab a ticket for either Saturday or Sunday or make a whole weekend out of it. You can check out the details below.


Entry on Saturday
2 Main Meals
1 Desserts or Cheese Plates
1 Souvenir Wine Tasting Glass


Entry on Sunday
1 Main Meal
1 Dessert or Cheese Plate
1 Souvenir Wine Tasting Glass


Entry on Saturday & Sunday
3 Main Meals
2 Desserts or Cheese Plates
1 Souvenir Wine Tasting Glass